announcement

Rick Gammon (Coolhermit)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of UKA poet Coolhermit (Rick Gammon).

Rick Gammon a man most uncommon.

The Latest Writing

Latest Fiction

A Return Journey Part 2

A Return Journey Part 2

I'll see how this goes before I post part 3 ...
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The priest (part 6)

The priest (part 6)

synchronicity ...
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Beamo's Gold part 33

Beamo’s Gold part 33

The Sawbird Gang takes refuge with the geemo Highsters ...
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Part 27

Part 27

It is the earliest of memories.  Two or three years into life.  Embryonic.  Alone.  Outside.  Walking.  It feels like early ...
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Latest Poetry

Mary deals with her redundant father

Mary deals with her redundant father

No 5 in the series "The Life and Times of Mary" - she has to get her father out of ...
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Reading Lessons

Reading Lessons

With alphabetti spaghetti ...
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I have a feeling.

I have a feeling.

Love can sometimes be a devastating feeling. I decided to write about my personal experience of being in love with ...
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Pieces of Me

Pieces of Me

A very old poem. Probably needs work (or junking) ...
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A bird's eye view

A bird’s eye view

As I was cleaning my home, my eyes glanced at a folded piece of paper. I opened it. A Map ...
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The fish

The fish

A fish caught in the net. I suffocate on the stage, look for the exit gate, the red light attracts ...
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Without people yer nothing.

Without people yer nothing.

Homage to Joe Strummer of the Clash, I had the privilege of meeting him and Mick jones and saw them ...
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the second mirroring

the second mirroring

new, Lanturne + prosetry  ...
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Anticipating

Anticipating

Passion - more experimental poetry ...
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Latest Non-Fiction

24 Hours of Love.

24 Hours of Love.

A visit to Vancouver BC.  24 Hours of Love. Ive often wandered if I’ve kissed The serial killer in our ...
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SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 13

SOVIET HOSPITALITY Part 13

This is the beginning of a section that is too long for one part as it covers several days in ...
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The End Will Come With A Whimper Not A War.

The End Will Come With A Whimper Not A War.

This is a repost of a ranty post I wrote pre-Covid 19.  ...
Part 26

Part 26

To be somebody.  You have to be somebody else. Not an imitation. Or intimation. You have to be somebody else.   ...
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breathless at the threshold

breathless at the threshold

a true account ...
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Three Ships

Three Ships

Flash fiction - 400 words ...
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From the UKArchives

The Butcher's Dog

The Butcher’s Dog

I heard somebody say ...
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A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing

Inspired to write this after watching a programme on serial killers on the T.V. All of them appeared "normal" but ...
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What to be, that is the question.

What to be, that is the question.

Hierarchy of UKAuthors' members (as per webmaster's list) : new, active, eminent, trusted, estimable, reputable, honourable, prominent, noble, famed, illustrious ...
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